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Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Jacqueline Howard

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first full-length study of Gothic to be written from the perspective of Bakhtinian theory. The author uses Bakhtin's concepts of heteroglossia and dialogism in specific historical ... More


Robert Burns

Murray Pittock

in Scottish and Irish Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232796
eISBN:
9780191716409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232796.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter provides a detailed discussion of Burns' key writings. It begins by contrasting his continuing sales and international impact with his virtual disappearance from British literary history ... More


The Two cines con niño: Genre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

Erin K. Hogan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474436113
eISBN:
9781474453622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436113.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Two cines con niño  is the first genre study of Spanish-language child-starred cinemas. It illuminates continuities in the political use of the child protagonist in over fifty years of cinema ... More


Dialogue with History

KEN HIRSCHKOP

in Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159612
eISBN:
9780191673641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159612.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter discusses the uncertain hold of the theory of dialogism on the tensions between modernity, democracy, and dialogue. Bakhtin got it right. He made a philosophical discovery. He revealed ... More


The Novel

KEN HIRSCHKOP

in Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159612
eISBN:
9780191673641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159612.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter talks about what a novel is. It is a narrative genre of chronotopes, it states. It uses two weapons: dialogism and chronotope. Whenever Bakhtin spoke of dialogism, he did not speak of ... More


Fear and Democracy

KEN HIRSCHKOP

in Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159612
eISBN:
9780191673641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159612.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter states how the public square requires an element of boldness in terms of fear and democracy. In Bakhtin’s eyes political power does not thrust you onto the historical stage but merely ... More


Introduction

Jacqueline Howard

in Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to show the relevance of Mikhail Bakhtin's concept of dialogism in the novel for theorizing the Gothic, and to reconstruct the intertextual ... More


Theories of the Gothic

Jacqueline Howard

in Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter first states the usefulness of Bakhtin's theory of dialogism for an understanding of the structure of the Gothic, which is often considered to be an inferior genre because of its lack of ... More


Prologue

Elton T.E. Barker

in Entering the Agon: Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199542710
eISBN:
9780191715365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542710.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces the book's subject, methodology, and aims. Noting limitations in scope and tendency towards abstraction of previous studies, it considers the broader institutional context for ... More


Sidelining debate in the Odyssey

Elton T.E. Barker

in Entering the Agon: Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199542710
eISBN:
9780191715365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542710.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines representations of debate in the Odyssey, with the suggestion that its less prominent role has implications for the standard view of this poem as playfully dialogic. Reduced to ... More


Herodotus' Odyssean enquiry

Elton T.E. Barker

in Entering the Agon: Dissent and Authority in Homer, Historiography, and Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199542710
eISBN:
9780191715365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542710.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Herodotus' enquiry into a war between east and west in the wake of the Iliad, but shows that debate is represented in a quite different manner. While shown to cherish the ... More


Jules Verne: Narratives of Modernity

Edmund J. Smyth (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236948
eISBN:
9781781380604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236948.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Although critics continue to debate whether Jules Verne's work is ‘true’ science fiction (SF), rather than scientific romance, Verne is widely credited as one of the founders of the genre, and in the ... More


Young Mothers, Moral Experience, and the Politics of Care

Krista E. Van Vleet

in Hierarchies of Care: Girls, Motherhood, and Inequality in Peru

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042782
eISBN:
9780252051647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042782.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter reflects on three strands of scholarship that shape analysis of moral experience and care among young mothers. The chapter begins with the story of a young mother who ... More


Introduction

Adam Hodges

in The “War on Terror” Narrative: Discourse and Intertextuality in the Construction and Contestation of Sociopolitical Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199759590
eISBN:
9780199895335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759590.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter introduces the book’s comprehensive treatment of the discourse of the George W. Bush administration in the years after 9/11. In addition to laying out the topic, the chapter provides ... More


Hybridity, Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic in the Fray: Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748637409
eISBN:
9780748693924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637409.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter pursues the twin themes of language ideology and cultural politics by considering issues of textual identity and language choice in hybrid texts. As understood here, hybrid texts (prose ... More


The Ethics of Storytelling: Narrative Hermeneutics, History, and the Possible

Hanna Meretoja

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190649364
eISBN:
9780190649395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649364.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Against the backdrop of the polarized debate on the ethical significance of storytelling, this book develops a nuanced framework for exploring the ethical complexity of the roles narratives play in ... More


The Addressee and the Occasion of Writing

Thomas Hefter

in The Reader in al-Jāḥiẓ: The Epistolary Rhetoric of an Arabic Prose Master

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748692743
eISBN:
9781474400961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692743.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Opening with a discussion of the challenges that all writers face in justifying their work to their audience, this chapter suggests how the epistolary frame can often be seen as al-Jāḥiẓ’s creative ... More


The Monologic Imagination

Matt Tomlinson and Julian Millie (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190652807
eISBN:
9780190652845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652807.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The pioneering and hugely influential work of Mikhail Bakhtin has led scholars in recent decades to see all discourse and social life as inherently “dialogical.” No speaker speaks alone because our ... More


The Death of Indrajit: Creating Conversations

Stuart Blackburn

in Inside the Drama-House: Rama Stories and Shadow Puppets in South India

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202054
eISBN:
9780520916807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202054.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the conversations in puppet play performance in the episode concerning the death of Indrajit, which cover not only verbal exchanges but also dialogic relations between oral ... More


Socrates & the Fat Rabbis

Daniel Boyarin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069166
eISBN:
9780226069180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069180.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

What kind of literature is the Talmud? To answer this question, the book looks to an unlikely source: the dialogues of Plato. In these ancient texts it finds similarities, both in their combination ... More


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